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BlackBerry applications for a road trip during soccer tournament

Here's a list of BlackBerry applications for a road trip during the soccer World Cup - from planning your trip and getting directions to finding out about the weather and following the scores for the games you couldn’t watch...

Google Launches Street View and 3D Stadiums in South Africa

Google today announced the launch of Street View in South Africa. Google's Street view now includes photos of South African wildlife, tourist attractions and the new soccer stadiums that were built or refurbished for the World Cup. From...

Spam on the increase ahead of World Cup

Spam centred on the FIFA 2010 World Cup has soared by around 27% according to IT security specialist, Symantec. To date, the company has identified numerous scams, phishing and malicious attachment spam related to the world’s largest sporting event. Comments...

UK video website employs SA citizens to report on World Cup

A UK video website WinkBall, is employing 30 local citizen journalists as well as having its video reporters travelling from the UK for the forthcoming World Cup. The reporters, will be tasked with talking to fans, businesses and visitors about...

3 week security checklist before world cup

Its just about 3 weeks before Africa’s first world cup gets going, and Symantec has released a checklist to help computer users stave off spam, viruses and other malicious online activity. Do’s * Unsubscribe from legitimate mailings that you no longer...

IDC monitors World Cup’s impact on ICT

International Data Corporation (IDC) is monitoring the impact of 2010 FIFA World Cup on technology deployment and adoption in South Africa, a senior official has announced. In an interview with ITNewsAfrica.com on Wednesday, IDC Director for Africa, Middle East and...

Cybercrime on increase ahead of the World Cup

Three months before the World Cup, internet or cybercrimes are reported to be on the increase in South Africa. Several individuals have already been duped of hundreds of thousands of Rands, as unsuspecting individuals easily fall prey to...

MTN SA upgrades network ahead of World Cup 2010

MTN South Africa today announced that it has perfected its network capabilities in order to avoid network congestion and absorb additional demands during the World Cup. “As we move into our final implementation stages for the 2010 World Cup, it...

Symantec launches website to track World Cup scams

Symantec Corp. today announced it will be tracking malicious activity on the Internet relating to the soccer World Cup, which starts on June 11. On its dedicated Web site, www.2010netthreat.com, Symantec will provide data, commentary, safety tips and useful...

Digital broadcasting forum sees opportunities in 2010 World Cup

Organizers of this year’s Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum have urged stakeholders to take advantage of the FIFA 2010 World Cup that is scheduled for South Africa in June. Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) said the fact that the Forum will take...
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